Mahesh Maan

Mahesh is one of the first authors on Blip Reader. Besides a broad passion for technology, he loves reading, thinking, and writing about innovative problem solving.

Photography with magnetic precision using your phone

Two Idaho inventors have obtained a patent on a mechanism for mounting an external lens on a mobile phone’s camera with great precision

Taking 3D Printing to Next Level: Printing Houses in Space

An out-of-this-world invention: Icon3d’s patent shows how we can build 3D-printed houses on Mars using locally sourced materials

How 5G operators should strategically place phone towers to save costs?

5 ideas from patents showing how cellphone towards can be placed strategically to provide maximum coverage while minimizing cost

Galaxy S23 may have more secure Face ID

Samsung’s patent shows new face ID technique using red eye effect analysis along with 3D mapping to make it more secure

Ideas for improved heat pipes

Insights found in patents on improving thermal transfer capacity of heat pipes in laptops

Finding Cross-Industry Solutions to the Pothole Problem

What we can learn from other industries to solve the challenge of potholes?

The fastest keyboard on the planet

A keyboard that allows you to type faster than the world record on a regular QWERTY variant

What is innovative about Apple getting rid of computer ports?

Getting rid of features is also a kind of innovation – one that takes more than intelligence

Innovation Insights 2022

Some surprising insights we found while doing a fun activity exploring latest patent data published in 2022 so far

Tools for knowledge workers – Part 2

Why knowledge workers don’t have the tools to be more effective? We are living in the stone age of computer!